21st Century Austen Series

21st Century Austen - Modern Woman, Classic Problems

The 21st Century Austen series is Women’s Fiction/RomCom series. While you can read the first four books in any order, starting with Unraveling Carrie Woodhouse, the stories become interconnected around the town of Lacock, Massachusetts.

Some books in the series have the thinnest of threads that connect them to the other books. To find those threads or to enjoy a little more time with your favorite characters, please enjoy the A Little More short story collections!

If you’re a member of a book club, check out my guide that includes how to get free copies of the books, discussion questions, and how to set it up so I can visit!

Enjoy the books in this series:

Modern Persuasion 2022
Love and War in Woodhouse Hall
Unraveling Carrie Woodhouse Cover
A Little More Modern Persuasion cover
A Little More Woodhouse Hall
Pride Prejudice and Pledging cover
Love From Northanger Parks, Katie
A Little More Phi Alpha Pi
A Little More Northanger Parks

FAQs about the 21st Century Austen Series

How is Modern Persuasion connected to Pride, Prejudice, and Pledging?

You can read the short story that mentions this in A Little More Phi Alpha Pi. Emma, from Modern Persuasion, is the editor for Layla Dreyfus, Lizbeth’s mother in Phi Alpha Pi

How is Love and War in Woodhouse Hall connected to the other books?

You can read these stories in A Little More Woodhouse Hall. Lydia from Pride, Prejudice, and Pledging eventually transfers to Lacock State, where Jenna is her R.A. and Sally eventually gets a job with Emma from Modern Persuasion.

How is Love From Northanger Parks, Katie connected to the other books?

You can read these stories in A Little More Northanger Parks. Lizbeth’s father (from Pride, Prejudice, and Pledging) is the chef who creates the special menu is Beacon and Charles. Katie graduated from Lacock State (Love and War in Woodhouse Hall and more) and visits her sorority (a chapter of Phi Alpha Pi) in Career Day. Bella works for Emma’s former employer (Modern Persuasion) and is nearly fired by Karen.

How does Unraveling Carrie Woodhouse connect to the other books?

Readers have met Carrie, the main character in Unraveling Carrie Woodhouse, when she appeared in Love and War in Woodhouse Hall. The Stash is the first book in this series that’s close to a traditional sequel and it won’t be the last.

How does Sweeten Up Ginny Darcy connect to the other books?

Picking up shortly after Unraveling Carrie Woodhouse ends, Sweeten Up Ginny Darcy brings some of the characters from Pride, Prejudice, and Pedging to Lacock, MA. We get to catch up with characters from both previous books. and get to meet a few new ones as the Bennet’s candy store takes center stage.

What are the “A Little More” books?

The “A Little More” series are short story collections related to each book. You’ll know which book because it will be in the title! These stories are where you will often see the threads that connect each book in the series in the stories or character profiles.